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Most monthly PBLA meetings feature a dynamic speaker who provides members with valuable information and an extra boost of motivation. Past speakers have included:

  • Colleen Bracken, Professional Certified Coach (PCC), trainer & public speaker, specializing in communication & influence, achievement, and personal productivity.
  • Sara Canuso, President of A Suitable Solution and advises some of the Philadelphia region’s most successful men and women.
  • Peter J. Dean, Ph.D., President, Leaders By Design, and author of Breaking Into the Boys’ Club.
  • Stewart D. Friedman, Ph.D., Practice Professor of Management and Director, Wharton Work/Life Integration Project, and co-author Work and Family — Allies or Enemies?
  • Mr. JK (John) Harris, Founder and CEO of the nation’s largest tax resolution firm, and author of the new book, Flashpoint: Seven Core Strategies for Rapid-Fire Business Growth
  • Phil Martelli, coach of the Saint Joseph’s Hawks men’s basketball team, led Saint Joseph’s to five NCAA Tournaments and four NITs.
  • Dave Shultz, known during his professional ice hockey career as “The Hammer” he is renowned as one of hockey’s greatest enforcers.
  • Les Spero, Ph.D., cofounder and CEO of The Neat Company and former Deputy Director of the Office of Corporate Finance and Special Projects for the U.S. Treasury Department.
  • Monthly Meetings: The PBLA meets monthly, September through June, on the last Thursday of the month, usually in Bala Cynwyd. Meetings run from 8:00-9:30 a.m. For meeting specifics and an invitation to the next meeting, email info@pblaweb.com.
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